The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 98 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.36% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £90,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,250
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Security Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1315 1194 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.57% 96.84% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1008 1102
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Wales region.

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Wales

Security Consultant
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Consultant within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 - -
North Wales -12 1 £90,000 +111.76%
Security Consultant
UK

Security Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (80.00%) BYOD
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) CISA
2 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) ITSM
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) BCP
2 4 (80.00%) Benchmarking
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) COBIT
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (20.00%) Online Betting

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) BYOD
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (80.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) ITSM
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) BCP
2 4 (80.00%) Benchmarking
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) CISA
1 4 (80.00%) CISM
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) COBIT